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1. (WO2018204686) CATHETER WITH IMPROVED TORQUE RESPONSE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/204686    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/030941
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61M 25/00
Applicants: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
Inventors: WASDYKE, Joel M.
BHAGAT, Simranjeet
Title: CATHETER WITH IMPROVED TORQUE RESPONSE
Abstract:
Medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a catheter (10). The catheter may include an elongate shaft (12) having a proximal end (14), a distal end (16), and a lumen (18) extending at least partially between the proximal end and the distal end. The shaft may include an inner layer (20), a reinforcing member (22), and an outer layer (24). The outer layer may include a first section (26) positioned adjacent to the proximal end, a second section (28) disposed distally of the first section, a third section (30) positioned distally of the second section, and a fourth section (32) positioned distally of the third section.